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[05/30/14 - 08:40 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX & NBC Share Demo Crown
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

Primetime Preliminary Fast National Nielsen Data
(includes all DVR playback through 3:00 am)

Here are the highlights of the 15 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night (5/29/14):

CBS (5.904 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) was the most-watched network on Thursday despite its all-repeat linuep of "The Big Bang Theory" (8.693 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #1), "Mom" (6.446 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4), "Two and a Half Men" (6.242 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #T4), "The Millers" (5.030 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8) and "Elementary" (4.506 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 0.8, #11).

NBC (4.256 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) then shared the demo honors with a new "Hollywood Game Night" (4.302 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8), the premiere of "Undateable" (3.854 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6), a second "Undateable" (3.801 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T6) and a new "Last Comic Standing" (4.639 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2).

Next up was FOX (3.829 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T1) with its duo of "Hell's Kitchen" (4.485 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.6, #T2) and "Gang Related" (3.172 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.860 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.6, #4) offered up a rebroadcast of "The Bachelorette" (2.494 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.5, #13) alongside a new "Black Box" (3.593 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #12).

And finally, repeats of "The Vampire Diaries" (0.844 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) and "The Originals" (0.814 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.3, #T14) on The CW (0.829 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Diaries" delivered a 0.3 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Originals" a 0.4 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+9.09% - Hollywood Game Night
+6.67% - Hell's Kitchen
0.00% - Gang Related
-5.88% - Last Comic Standing
-12.50% - Black Box

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+85.71% - Undateable - 9:00 (vs. The Office (Repeat))
+85.71% - Undateable - 9:30 (vs. Parks & Recreation (Repeat))
+84.62% - Hollywood Game Night (vs. Save Me)
+60.00% - Last Comic Standing (vs. Hannibal)
-10.00% - Gang Related (vs. Does Someone Have to Go?)
-20.00% - Hell's Kitchen
-41.67% - Black Box (vs. Rookie Blue)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.5/6 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/5 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/2 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

· From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.2/4 in metered-market households with an encore) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (0.9/3 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/2 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


Here are the highlights of the 16 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (5/30/13):

FOX (3.802 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was still the network to beat on Thursday with week two of its combination of "Hell's Kitchen" (4.989 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T1) and "Does Someone Have to Go?" (2.615 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T9).

CBS (6.937 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #2) then claimed the silver with a repeat of "The Big Bang Theory" (9.029 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 2.0, #T1), the season finale of "Mike & Molly" (7.787 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.8, #3) and repeats of "Person of Interest" (6.856 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #4) and "Elementary" (5.546 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7).

Next up was ABC (5.337 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #3) and its lineup of "Wipeout" (4.502 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T7), "Motive" (5.670 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5) and "Rookie Blue" (5.838 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5).

Meanwhile, NBC (2.259 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) offered up its combination of "Save Me" (2.850 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11), a second "Save Me" (2.357 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #14), repeats of "The Office" (1.827 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) and "Parks & Recreation" (1.746 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) plus a new "Hannibal" (2.386 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T9).

And finally, repeats of "The Vampire Diaries" (1.238 million viewers, #16; adults 18-49: 0.5, #15) and "Beauty and the Beast" (1.306 million viewers, #15; adults 18-49: 0.4, #16) on The CW (1.272 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.4, #5) closed out the night. In the netlet's target demo (women 18-34), "Diaries" delivered a 0.3 rating at 8:00/7:00c and "Beast" a 0.2 rating at 9:00/8:00c.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
0.00% - Rookie Blue
0.00% - Motive
0.00% - Hannibal
0.00% - Save Me - 8:00
-4.76% - Hell's Kitchen
-8.33% - Wipeout
-14.29% - Save Me - 8:30
-23.08% - Does Someone Have to Go?
-25.00% - Mike & Molly (vs. 5/13/13)

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+53.85% - Hell's Kitchen (vs. Touch)
0.00% - Mike & Molly (vs. Rules of Engagement (Repeat))
-12.50% - Save Me - 8:00 (vs. The Office (Repeat))
-14.29% - Rookie Blue
-20.00% - Motive (vs. Duets)
-23.08% - Does Someone Have to Go? (vs. Touch)
-25.00% - Save Me - 8:30 (vs. The Office (Repeat))
-26.67% - Wipeout (vs. Duets)
-33.33% - Hannibal (vs. America's Got Talent (Repeat))

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

* In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 2.1/5 with an encore telecast; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.2/6 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.9/5 with an encore.

* In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 Wednesday results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 0.6/3 with an encore; "Late Show," 0.5/3 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3 with an encore.

* From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET Wednesday night, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.2/4 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

* From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.1/4 in metered-market households with an encore) tied CBS's first-run "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.1/4). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.4/2 in 18-49 with an encore) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).

* At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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